Ian's own career on public land began early on—he has been guiding guests through the backcountry of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks since he was 15 years old. He has since spent much of his professional life traveling and researching throughout the American West and Eurasia. When he isn't inspiring his guests with his in-depth knowledge of natural history, he is contributing to building it: Ian dedicates most of his free time to aiding Yellowstone National Park in its backcountry research on large carnivores. He holds graduate degrees from Harvard and Stanford universities in Eurasian and modern European History, and he is currently working for Idaho Fish and Game while pursuing a Ph.D. in the History and Ecology of the American West at Stanford.
Upcoming Adventures with Ian:
An Insider's Journey Into Yosemite